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Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 10:24 PM EDT

'Let's Put Art Everywhere': Vt. Project Spruces Up Bland Boxes

'Let's Put Art Everywhere': Vt. Project Spruces Up Bland Boxes

A northern New England city has found a new twist on utility boxes many people drive, bike, or walk past every day — without paying them much attention. "I love it," beamed Katie O'Brien of South Burlington,...

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 05:28 PM EDT

'It's Really Scary': Patients Left in Limbo After Medication Recall

'It's Really Scary': Patients Left in Limbo After Medication Recall

Patients with a rare condition who rely on a certain hormone to ensure their quality of life are now pleading with the federal government for help after the critical medicine was recalled. One of those patients...

Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 at 02:20 PM EDT

$3.6M Dedicated for Bicycle, Pedestrian Infrastructure in VT

$3.6M Dedicated for Bicycle, Pedestrian Infrastructure in VT

A total of $3.6 million in grants will go toward improving bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure in communities around Vermont. Republican Gov. Phil Scott's office says this year's projects include a shared-use...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 06:32 PM EDT

AG Urges Comments on Nutritional Benefits Rule Proposal in Vt.

AG Urges Comments on Nutritional Benefits Rule Proposal in Vt.

A key deadline is approaching for the public to weigh in on a White House proposal projected to cut nutritional benefits for more than 3-million Americans. Vermont's attorney general says the proposal will hurt...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 06:58 PM EDT

'This Is Hurting Kids:' Vt. AG Urges Comments on Proposed Changes to Nutrition Benefits

'This Is Hurting Kids:' Vt. AG Urges Comments on Proposed Changes to Nutrition Benefits

Vermont’s attorney general Wednesday urged people across his state to speak out against a proposal by the White House and USDA to change rules around eligibility for nutrition benefits—once known as food stamps,...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 07:46 PM EDT

In Prison Visit, Prosecutors Learn About Life Behind Bars

In Prison Visit, Prosecutors Learn About Life Behind Bars

The elected state's attorney serving Vermont's most populous county took her staff inside a prison Tuesday to learn more about the daily lives of the people whose cases the office prosecutes. Behind the...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 02:22 PM EDT

Vt. Woman Convicted in Disabled Child's Death Appeals Again

Vt. Woman Convicted in Disabled Child's Death Appeals Again

A Vermont woman convicted of manslaughter in the death of her disabled son, who had vodka poured into his feeding tube, is claiming she had ineffective legal counsel. Melissa Robitille, of Hardwick, was...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 08:13 PM EDT

New Plan Charts Burlington’s Course Toward Becoming ‘Net Zero’ City

New Plan Charts Burlington’s Course Toward Becoming ‘Net Zero’ City

City leaders in Burlington, Vermont, outlined a roadmap Monday they believe could make the community a stand-out nationally when it comes to community-based attempts to address climate change. Mayor Miro...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 07:54 AM EDT

Man Faces Attempted Murder Charge for Driving Toward Car: PD

Man Faces Attempted Murder Charge for Driving Toward Car: PD

A Vermont man was arrested on an attempted murder charge after he allegedly drove toward oncoming traffic on purpose. State police said 53-year-old Jeffrey Cota of Bakersfield was arrested Sunday night after...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 10:14 AM EDT

VT Motorist Killed in Crash in I-89 Construction Zone

VT Motorist Killed in Crash in I-89 Construction Zone

Vermont State Police say a motorist was killed in a crash on I-89 in Colchester.

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